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Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2015, 01:52 PM
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Posted By Keating
That's Snug. Right on the cusp alright. Sounds...

That's Snug. Right on the cusp alright.
Sounds like you got it sorted. You'll probably never need to adjust them again for the life of the bike.



I'm using the Barkbusters VPS...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 16,786
Views: 1,930,250
Posted By Keating
No problem. What were the measured clearances...

No problem.
What were the measured clearances before adjustment?

It's not altogether uncommon for the timing marks on the cam sprockets to be a little off when the crank/piston are set to TDC. ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 16,786
Views: 1,930,250
Posted By Keating
Low end of spec is fine, if it's still within...

Low end of spec is fine, if it's still within spec.
Funny thing is, once they run in, they change very little over time. Your's may have worn in a lot initially, but may have another 10k before...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 16,786
Views: 1,930,250
Posted By Keating
Wow. You guys really take care of your...

Wow. You guys really take care of your interstates down there.
Is that how you get to the trails? :rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Canada 04-25-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9,760
Views: 681,296
Posted By Keating
Ha. It stands out. :D

Ha. It stands out. :D
Forum: Canada 04-22-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9,760
Views: 681,296
Posted By Keating
Green first gen with big Hella lights?

Green first gen with big Hella lights?
Forum: Canada 04-21-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 9,760
Views: 681,296
Posted By Keating
I park downtown. No one has messed with my bike,...

I park downtown. No one has messed with my bike, bur I ride a KLR :rofl

I usually park in underground parkades, where I see folks leave their helmet on the seat, gloves on the dash, etc. Would be...
Forum: Canada 04-13-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9,760
Views: 681,296
Posted By Keating
need something more reliable in your stable? :rofl

need something more reliable in your stable? :rofl
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By Keating
The Gerbing controller is designed to shut off if...

The Gerbing controller is designed to shut off if battery power drops too low, to prevent killing the bike..
When you key up, the transmitter draws down the battery enough for the Gerbing controller...
Forum: Canada 04-12-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 9,760
Views: 681,296
Posted By Keating
Me too... err...well at least tools for stuff I...

Me too... err...well at least tools for stuff I own. LOL :D

And thanks. :wink:
Forum: Canada 04-11-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9,760
Views: 681,296
Posted By Keating
Does any former KLR owner in town have an unused...

Does any former KLR owner in town have an unused set of doohickey tools (crowfoot wrench and rotor puller bolt) for a KLR, that they'd like to unload?
I've got a few offers to borrow a set, but I...
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 70,399
Posted By Keating
Hey, don't worry about it! You're doing this trip...

Hey, don't worry about it! You're doing this trip for yourselves, not for us couch jockeys following along from home! Enjoy!

We look forward to reading what you have time to write!

Cheers!
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 70,399
Posted By Keating
Man, I was so confused when I saw Blog Post 20...

Man, I was so confused when I saw Blog Post 20 posted.
I was sure I'd already read that post, but no one else said anything and I felt like I was pointing out the Emperor had no clothes.
I even...
Forum: Canada 04-10-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9,760
Views: 681,296
Posted By Keating
Stoked to get some rain today to clean the roads....

Stoked to get some rain today to clean the roads.
Saw two street sweepers out around Kanata Centrum.

Packages rolling in. Late getting to it, but the bike is getting new brakes, tires, braided...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 16,786
Views: 1,930,250
Posted By Keating
Which Cyclegear ones? I've got 14x LED short...

Which Cyclegear ones?

I've got 14x LED short stalk signals. Paid $3.50 a pair online with free shipping.
The local shop (who I try not to support, hoping they'll go out of business so we can get...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 16,786
Views: 1,930,250
Posted By Keating
Yup, but if a new enricher nut doesn't fix it,...

Yup, but if a new enricher nut doesn't fix it, that sounds like a clogged pilot jet.
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 752
Views: 91,663
Posted By Keating
More charging current creates more heat. More...

More charging current creates more heat. More heat slows charging.
Some devices' charging logic will stop charging when it reaches a threshold temperature as a safety measure.
So a 500mA charger...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 07:04 PM
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Views: 1,930,250
Posted By Keating
The irony here is overwhelming.

The irony here is overwhelming.
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 16,786
Views: 1,930,250
Posted By Keating
Swap Harley parts onto your KLR and it'll go from...

Swap Harley parts onto your KLR and it'll go from burning oil to leaking oil. :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2,877
Views: 1,573,095
Posted By Keating
Funny, I was just asking Mick and Tan...

Funny, I was just asking Mick and Tan (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26487118&postcount=246) (two Aussies you may run into on your way south in Africa. They're heading North) about...
Forum: Ride reports 04-03-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 70,399
Posted By Keating
Thanks Mick. Appreciate the reviews as well. I...

Thanks Mick. Appreciate the reviews as well.
I thought Sena had a pretty good rep for service in NA.
Kinda bummed to hear about your experience.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-02-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 28,711
Posted By Keating
LOL I'm imagining a bunch of beer league...

LOL
I'm imagining a bunch of beer league softball buddies on oil-burning KLRs that haven't had the Tee-Mod done yet. :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 70,399
Posted By Keating
Hey Mick. Just curious what...

Hey Mick.

Just curious what earphones/buds/plugs you two are using?
Are they plugs with helmet speakers for the intercoms? or buds/earphones that connect to the intercoms? I've been looking at...
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2,877
Views: 1,573,095
Posted By Keating
Well, this piece is called Lick My Love Pump....

Well, this piece is called Lick My Love Pump. :rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Australia 03-29-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,820
Posted By Keating
That's like buying new climbing boots and going...

That's like buying new climbing boots and going climbing mount kilamanjaro but saying saying "well, I guess I need to wear out these leather dress shoes before I can use my climbing boots."
If...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 16,786
Views: 1,930,250
Posted By Keating
Leave it to a Baie Comeau Harley dealership to...

Leave it to a Baie Comeau Harley dealership to charge $120 impound fee. :csm
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 15,050
Posted By Keating
I like allen head bots, especially smaller ones...

I like allen head bots, especially smaller ones in awkward areas like that plenum tube, or whatever you call it.

A long, ball head hex driver lets you get a good purchase on the head, even when...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5,322
Views: 1,401,689
Posted By Keating
I've never been able to get an air hammer to hit...

I've never been able to get an air hammer to hit that accurately.:eek1
I'd be lucky to get it to hit the damned drain plug more than once, let alone a tiny enough spot to be able to back the plug...
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 70,399
Posted By Keating
The standard tender harness and the...

The standard tender harness and the clips/connectors that come with the tenders aren't generally up to the task of boosting. The tender harness (what I'm calling the part that stays attached to the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5,322
Views: 1,401,689
Posted By Keating
...and make sure the impact is set to the correct...

...and make sure the impact is set to the correct direction. :evil
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 16,786
Views: 1,930,250
Posted By Keating
Which way do you have the one way valve? I assume...

Which way do you have the one way valve? I assume it is to let air in, correct? other wise, you will get a vaccuum on the tank and fuel flow will stop.

However....if that's the case, filling your...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 16,786
Views: 1,930,250
Posted By Keating
You spilled gas. Probably got on the hot midpipe...

You spilled gas. Probably got on the hot midpipe and ignited. That area between your legs is also where the tank vent/overflow runs.

No big deal. Likely nothing wrong.
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 70,399
Posted By Keating
Great post! Truly captivating. Not to be...

Great post! Truly captivating.

Not to be Captain Obvious, with 20/20 hindsight vision, but I do the same thing. I have a capped SAE connector hanging outside the battery side cover on my KLR....
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 70,399
Posted By Keating
Loving the RR. Subscribed here and following on...

Loving the RR. Subscribed here and following on Facebook. Love engaging in a bit of conversation like chatting about tires...sorry "tyres" on FB the other day, and your Africa v. Europe conundrum.
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 106,278
Posted By Keating
I don't speak a lick of spanish, but curiousity...

I don't speak a lick of spanish, but curiousity got the best of me and I looked it up. According to the googles, "pago en efectivo" means cash payment or paid in cash
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 106,278
Posted By Keating
Discovered your RR a couple days ago and just...

Discovered your RR a couple days ago and just caught up.
Great photography. Great writing. Very inspiring!
Love the classic bikes.
Curious how the mechanical drum brake on the TransAlp...
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1,966
Views: 675,496
Posted By Keating
XDs come in plane colours, Silver, White, Black,...

XDs come in plane colours, Silver, White, Black, etc.
White and black are the cheapest, other colours cost $10 more, then the fancy styled ones usually cost another $25-50 or something.
I'm...
Forum: Canada 10-03-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9,760
Views: 681,296
Posted By Keating
Premature jubilation. Honda couldn't find a black...

Premature jubilation. Honda couldn't find a black one in Ontario, and by that time the white one on the floor was prepped to go to another dealer.(SWMBO didn't like the white, anyway.)

Would love...
Forum: Canada 09-29-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 9,760
Views: 681,296
Posted By Keating
So SWMBO finally bit the bullet and bought a...

So SWMBO finally bit the bullet and bought a bike.
Not my first choice, but $1999 for a brand new CBR125R is cheap like borscht.
She did the OSC course this time last year and got her M2, but...
Forum: Canada 09-29-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 9,760
Views: 681,296
Posted By Keating
This. The first run i went on with Berger and...

This.
The first run i went on with Berger and MBD were on fairly mild roads with some loose pebble and sandy patches...yet every time i'd roll over some sand with my front Deathwing TW21 and Dunlop...
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